February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Election Takes Shape

In a year pregnant with change, Cold Spring village government could see some big changes, too. The village election is set for March 21 with voting from 6 am to 9 pm at the Cold Spring Firehouse. More...

 

Arts and Entertainment

How to Navigate ‘The Talk’ with Your Kids (and Roasted Baby Vegetables)

Gardening GUSTO

It will soon be Valentine’s Day and everywhere you look it’s all about hearts, flowers, and romance. More...

Adrian Belew, Prog Rock Icon, Coming to Daryl’s

Legendary guitarist Adrian Belew, best known for his work with King Crimson, Frank Zappa and David Bowie, as well as his own critically acclaimed solo work, will perform at Daryl’s House on March 2. More...

Winter Break Art Workshop

When school is out – make art! That’s the goal at the Garrison Art Center, which is offering a Winter Break Workshop February 20, 21 and 22 from 10am to 3pm for children ages pre-K through 8th grade. More...

Community

Fourth Annual Winter Carnival Set in Philipstown  Free Access 

In the nick of time, we’ll be deluged with snow Thursday, all while the Philipstown Recreation Department, the Hudson Highlands Land Trust and Friends of Philipstown Recreation are planning fun activities to celebrate the winter season on Satur More...

Sunset in the Village

Dusk on Sunday evening showed off a beautiful sky and clouds over Cold Spring. This was taken at the traffic light by Whistling Willie’s looking toward the Hudson River down Main Street. More...

Putnam Radon Risk High

Radon, a colorless, odorless gas, is the leading cause of lung cancer across the U.S. among non-smokers and for those who do smoke, it greatly magnifies the cancer risk.  More...

Attractions

EagleFest at Boscobel Set for Saturday

Spot bald eagles from Boscobel's scenic overlook, from 9am-4pm Saturday, February 11, (Snow Date Feb 12). Did you know that over 150 bald eagles spend the winter along Hudson Valley waterways? More...

Upcoming Events with Nature Museum

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum has announced the following upcoming events: More...

Sports

Putnam Valley Boys Rally From Double Digits Down To Win Share Of League

Haldane Drops Nail Biter by 2

COLD SPRING – Well, they’re not going to forget this game for a while, in either Putnam Valley or Cold Spring.  Down 14 points at halftime and having scored just 15 points over the first two quarters, Putnam Valley High School explod More...

Haldane Girls Double Up With Wins

COLD SPRING – Two games, two more victories for the Haldane High School girls’ basketball team. By now, pretty much standard operating procedure.  The Blue Devils started their week with a 48-36 victory over Pawling. More...

Barry, Driscoll Each Place Third in Postseason Wrestling

Varsity wrestlers Kevin Barry and Henry Driscoll, both Philipstown residents and juniors at Catholic high schools competing in the New York City divisions, earned third place medals and a spot on the podium in their respective weight classes to kick More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Stropoli

Mary Stropoli of Brooklyn passed away peacefully on January 31, 2017, at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn. More...

Nancy Bayer

Nancy Bayer of Beacon, NY passed away peacefully on February 3, 2017, at the age of 61. She was born on February 27, 1955, in Brooklyn, NY to the late Joseph and Henrietta Bayer.   More...

Christopher A. Forster

Christopher A. Forster of New York City died peacefully at home on January 31 after a brief reoccurrence of cancer.   More...

Career Milestones at Westminster Dog Show for Philipstown Pups  Free Access 

The world-renowned Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is the pinnacle of any show dog’s life. More...

Silver Spoon to Add Guest Rooms

The Village of Cold Spring Zoning Board of Appeals met Thursday to workshop an upcoming project for 124 Main St., better known as the Silver Spoon.  More...

ADA Krauss Gets High Honor

Chana Krauss describes her recognition with the prestigious Robert Morganthau Award as the “defining moment of my life.”  More...

Civics and Politics

Village Board, Firefighters Hash Out Relations

Village of Cold Spring

For a while, things seemed a bit tense Tuesday evening there in Village Hall. Cold Spring Fire Co. firefighters and officials had appeared for a workshop with trustees, part clearing the air, part talking about building needs and the future. More...

History to Be Made on Valentine’s Day in Putnam

History will be made in Putnam County on Valentine’s Day when for the first time, the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, will convene in Putnam County.  More...

DeVos Confirmation as Secretary of Education Comes Under Local Fire

The U.S. Senate’s historic vote Tuesday resulting in the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education has come under attack throughout the region.  The senate voted 50-50 with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie. More...

Schools

Trivia Night Raises Money for Haldane

The Haldane School Foundation reports that it raised more than $4,000 at its Trivia Night, Saturday before last. More...

High achievers

Dean’s List   Marist College  More...

‘Battle of the Books’ 2017 Teams Now Forming for Middle & High School Students

Philipstown students will now have the support of both of the community’s libraries for the Mid-Hudson Battle of the Books program. More...

Religious News

Methodists Donate Warmth

Thirty-two blankets were crocheted and donated to the Veterans of Castle Point by the Cold Spring United Methodist Church prayer group. The blankets were picked up this past Friday to be delivered. More...

Reverend Geer to Step Down in 2018

Change is afoot in Garrison at St. Philip’s Church in the Highlands. In a statement to parishioners, the Rev. Frank Geer said: Dear Friends, More...

Religious Services

OUR LADY OF LORETTO CATHOLIC CHURCH 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 845-265-3718 lorettochurch@gmail.com ourladyoflorettocs.com Pastor: Fr. Thomas P. More...

Commentary

The Art of the Possible  Free Access 

Cunningham's Corner

County sales tax receipts zipped upward to the largest amount in Putnam’s history, $59 million across Putnam County’s six towns in 2016. That’s up by $4.3 million from 2015. More...

Perspectives

Lincoln’s Prudence

Lincoln’s Birthday, February 12

In June 28, 1862, as the Army of the Potomac was stalled outside of Richmond, President Lincoln wrote Secretary of State William H. More...

Letters to the Editor

A Life of Humility & Wisdom

To the Editor:  More...

Anthoine Running for Mayor

To the Editor:  I am writing to announce my candidacy for Mayor of the Village of Cold Spring in the March 21st, 2017, election.   More...

Classifieds  Free Access 

Help Wanted

ADMIN ASSISTANT – HASTINGS CENTER For Donor & Circ. Mgmt. in Garrison NY. Resp. include check and cc processing, data entry and report generation, subscription processing and customer relations in addition to other general admin tasks. More...

Services

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For Rent

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